Jogjakarta has been awarded the best travel destination 2009 by the Indonesian Tourism Award 2009 (ITA 2009). It iss the first award held by Indonesian Ministry of Culture and Tourism and SWA Magazine. Nine other cities, Denpasar, Malang, Surabaya, Tana Toraja, Manado, Kutai Kertanegara, Badung, Solo and Lombok also reeceived awards.

Wakatobi, Raja Ampat, Manggarai Barat, Jember, Purbalingga, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Sulawesi Utara, Kepulauan Riau, Naggroe Aceh Darussalam and Sulawesi Tengah were awarded "unique travel destinations".

Source: www.tourismindonesia.com